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    Fg Off Jones C H Charles Henry Killed 14 Aug 29.

    Sutton Bridge ORB: Killed outside the Aerodrome in a crash in Gamecock J7914

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    Plt Off Thompson M S Malcolm Stewart Died 19 Sep 30

    Actually 20 Sep 30 -- 3 FTS ORB Grantham 20th Sept 30.P/O M Stewart Thompson killed as the result of a motor cycle accident
    at East Molsey (sic), Surrey -

    Saturday 20 September 1930 , Nottingham Evening Post , Nottinghamshire, England

    R.A.F. PILOT KILLED Stewart Thompson, 19, a Royal Air Force pilot stationed Grantham died Molesey Cottage Hospital on Saturday from injuries received when motor cycle collided with an iron fence at Walton-road, West Molesey, late Friday night. His pillion rider. Derrick Hartree, of Sugdenroad, , Long Ditton, was also injured

    Saturday was 20th, Friday 19th!

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    "Plt Off Campling A T B Arthur Thomas Blomville Killed 25 May 37. Possibly Audax K7471 which crashed into the River Tay." - He was not killed in Audax K7471


    Two killed last night when the 'plane in which they had been taking a pleasure trip crashed in flames near the railway line between Heydon Bois and Chigwell, Essex. They were Pilot-Off. Arthur Thomas Blomvill Campling , of 151 Sqn North Weald Aerodrome, and Peter Avison Scott, a medical student, who was his passenger.

    This was in de Havilland DH.60 Moth G-EBYH

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    F/L Peter Stuart Hastings died 30 Sep 37 (11 FTS RAF Wittering)

    Seriously injured in an RTC and admitted to Stamford Infirmary where he subsequently died of injuries - Age & Branch not known

    Husband of Mrs R.M.F. Ross of the Cottage, Thornhaugh, Cambridgeshire

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    Slight amendment to the above - it should read F/L Peter Stuart Hastings ROSS (Age 25) - all other details unchanged

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    An old thread I appreciate, but Sqn Ldr Palstra's story can be found at http://airpower.airforce.gov.au/APDC...-Man-Makes.pdf . I can forward a copy should anyone have difficulty in accessing the link.

    Brian

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    Sqn Ldr Martyn G Gilbert Died 28 Oct 36

    Died at Princess Mary RAF Hospital Halton Camp, Bucks

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